Zuzanna Janin (b. 1961)

Lot 185: Zuzanna Janin (b. 1961) Dancing With The Waves, 2014

Desa Unicum SA

April 19, 2018
Warszawa, Poland

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Description: C-Print on photographic paper, 100.5 x 67 cm (dimensions with frame)
Dimensions: 100.5 x 67 cm (dimensions with frame)
Artist or Maker: Zuzanna Janin (b. 1961)
Medium: photography; C-Print on photographic paper
Date: 2014
Notes: described in pencil on the reverse; Described on the back of the bubble wrap, which is the integral part of the work: 'Zuzanna Janin | 'DANCING WITH WAVES' 2014 | on the basis of a photograph taken by MARIA ANTO | (Hommage a E. Krasinski)' Described on the back of the photograph: 'Zuzanna Janin | Tanczaca z falami / Dancing with the Waves, 2014 | based on the photograph taken by my mother, Maria Anto, in 1971 on the Hel Peninsula in Poland | Hommage a Edward Krasinski - as a memento of our friendship of the youngest female artist and the oldest male artist of the Fokasal gallery in the 1990s.'; Polish actress, visual arts artist. In 1980-87 she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She works with the topics of place, memory and time. She is the author of sculptures and video installations. She took part in events like Biennale in Istanbul, Sydney, Sonsbeek, Liverpool, FOKUS LODZ Biennale (2010), the 54th Biennale in Venice. She was awarded a scholarship my institutions like Minister of Culture and Art in Warsaw, KulturKontakt in Vienna, ProHelvetica in Zurich, and Pollock-Krasner in New York City, or Minister of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw. In 1999 she was awarded the prize of 'Artistic Personality of the Year' by the Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw; in 1998, 1999, and 2002 she was nominated for Paszport Polityki (Passport of Polityka). In 2003 she was the finalist for the Adi Prize Art. She is the creator of a fictional television about art entitled 'TV Studio', where she is the presenter for ART TALK SHOW, talking to people of art. In 2005 she founded the foundation 'Lokal Sztuki', which promotes contemporary art. In 2006 she was awarded the prize for Best Gallery Presentation at ViennAfair, the scholarship of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, as part of the Programme for Promoting Artistic Work. Nominated for 'ART in the City', Brussels.
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April 19, 2018, 7:00 PM CET

Warszawa, Poland

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